Malware Triage Analyst

Alex is an incident responder on her company’s cybersecurity team. After a year, she is looking to advance her skills. Her love for research and analysis makes her a perfect fit for malware triage analysis.

From Incident Response to Malware Triage Analysis

Alex is an incident responder on her company’s cybersecurity team. After a year in this role, she wanted an opportunity to further specialize her skillset. She has demonstrated a passion for analysis and research, always digging deeper to uncover the source of a problem. Her manager has noticed that Alex has an exceptional ability for critical thinking, catching anomalies many of her teammates miss. After Alex expressed her desire to advance in her career during her annual review, her manager gave her the opportunity to move into a malware triage role.  In this new position, she could exercise her love for analysis and problem solving and continue to be challenged in an advanced, specialty area of cybersecurity.

Suggested Learning Track

The following is the suggested learning program for professionals looking to transition into a Malware Triage Analyst role. Professionals can choose between Windows System Analysis and Live System Analysis, based on their organization's needs.

Windows System Analysis

This course teaches students the Windows 10 commands, tools, and techniques to use to identify and investigate significant indicators of compromise.

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01 5-Day Course
02 20 Lab Exercises
03 CPE/CEU Credit

Live System Analysis

During this training, students learn how to identify abnormal activity and investigate a running Windows or Linux system that may have been compromised.

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01 5-Day Course
02 20 Lab Exercises
03 CPE/CEU Credit

Behavioral Malware Analysis

Using system monitoring tools and analytic software, students will analyze real-world malware samples in a training environment, building secure labs, classifying malware, analyzing behavior, and documenting findings.

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01 5-Day Course
02 20 Lab Exercises
03 College Credit

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